Sarah Matilda Flynn

Female27 September 1847–5 August 1929

Brief Life History of Sarah Matilda

When Sarah Matilda Flynn was born on 27 September 1847, in Morgan, Illinois, United States, her father, Miles Flinn, was 23 and her mother, Frances Wormly, was 20. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Cyrus Chrisman. She lived in Madison Township, Mahaska, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. She died on 5 August 1929, in Mahaska, Iowa, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mahaska, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Chrisman
1839–1896
Sarah Matilda Flynn
1847–1929
Alva Chrisman
1866–1870
North M. Chrisman
1868–1962
James David Chrisman
1872–1928
Arthur Christman
1874–1928

Sources (16)

  • Sarah M Flinn in household of Miles Flinn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah M Chrisman, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Sarah Flinn in entry for Art R Christman, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 1

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 10

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 23

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Connor, Declan, Kieran, Aidan, Brigid, Cathal, Dermot, Donal, Eamon, John Patrick, Kiernan.

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Floinn ‘descendant of Flann’, a byname meaning ‘red(dish), ruddy’. There were families of this name in various parts of Ireland. This name has also been Anglicized as Lindsay .

English: from Middle English Flin, representing the Old Norse male personal name Fleinn.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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